Who's who: Joe Lloyd

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  • Photo of Joe Lloyd
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Who's who: Joe Lloyd

  • Name:

    Joseph "Joe" Lloyd
  • Also known as:

    The General
  • Country:

    England
  • Lived:

    [1864-?]. Born in 1864 in Hoylake, Cheshire (now Merseyside). Died after 1925, when he retired as the professional at Pau GC.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    c.1880

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (1897)

Did you know?

The first golf professional in France. He was hired by Pau Golf Club in 1880 to give lessons to British players wintering in and around Pau in southern France.

Top tournaments won by Joe Lloyd

1897
Majors
162
$150
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lloyd, Joe

Score

162

Prize money

$150

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (3rd) (Sept 17). Second-placed Willie Anderson (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Lloyd (Eng). [Chicago GC, Wheaton, nr Chicago, IL].

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